Friday update: Julio Jones was taken off the injury report and will play as expected in Dallas. per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Play him in fantasy with wild abandoned.
The season is only into its second week, and we’re already seeing a growing injury report across the league. The Atlanta Falcons returned to practice on Wednesday and wide receiver Julio Jones was limited with a hamstring injury, per reporter Vaughn McClure.
Jones has been one to show up on the mid-week injury report with some regularity in recent years. He almost always ends up playing, missing only four games over the past six seasons. But, as he has gotten older, the bumps, bruises, and strains have been there.
Jones was listed as limited last Friday with a hamstring injury after not appearing the first two days of the week. He had no final injury designation and was solid in Week 1. He caught nine passes for 157 yards as the Falcons found themselves hurrying to catch up in a failed effort.
The next two days’ injury reports will tell us more, but Jones seems a good bet to play on Sunday. He remains a must-start when in the Falcons’ lineup.